Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

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Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
53
2.8
Windows
66
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Xbox
54
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Description

The prestigious Alfa Romeo brand's cars feature in this racing game. There are several real tracks such as Hockenheim and Laguna Seca, as well as the chance to race in scenic Italian locations such as the Tuscanny hills and the Naples coastline. You can play Instant Action mode, in which you unlock these tracks one by one with indestructible cars, and Dynasty Mode, where you aim to build a more realistic career.

What sets the game apart from the crowd is its approach to driver abilities in Dynasty Mode. When setting a driver up, his abilities are split into skill areas such as reflexes and pressure-handling, with points assigned to these.

Further skills such as Heart, Intimidation and Recovery can be developed to improve either car or driver. AI cars have the same features applied to them race by race.

The driver's heartbeat is a featured sound effect, and in pressure situations it can be heard above all other sounds. One available skill is the Tiger Effect, which allows you to rewind the game to avoid dangerous situations as they are about to happen. Its length and efficiency are 2 of the skills which can be improved.

Screenshots

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows Your car will eventually break down,
Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows There's minor damage modeling. Besides texture changes the car-shape actually will change but to about this extent.
Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows Campania is one of the prettiest levels of the game.
Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows Here's Veneto.

Alternate Titles

  • "S.C.A.R.赛车" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "SCAR: Спортивная Команда Альфа Ромео" -- Russian spelling
  • "SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo" -- European title

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User Reviews

Only the classic Alfas rule! Windows SifouNaS (1317)

Critic Reviews

4Players.de PlayStation 2 Jun 02, 2005 86 out of 100 86
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jul, 2005 71 out of 100 71
TTGamer Xbox Sep 08, 2005 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Aug 28, 2005 13 out of 20 65
GameCell UK PlayStation 2 Jul 11, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Factornews Windows Jul 08, 2005 6 out of 10 60
EmpireOnline.com PlayStation 2 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Jun 27, 2005 12 out of 20 60
Jolt (UK) Xbox Jun 13, 2005 3.9 out of 10 39
Jolt (UK) Windows Jun 13, 2005 3.9 out of 10 39

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